Macon Writers Group publishes anthology

By Alexandria BrooksMiddle Georgia State University In 2009, shortly after taking a faculty position in the English department of what is now Middle Georgia State University, Dr. Shane Trayers founded the Macon Writers Group to create a community for writers living in the region. “Before I moved here, I had a pretty supportive community of […]

Local sorority chapter to host pageant

Lauren Deal Macon Community News The Alpha Rho Chapter of Lamda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., is hosting the Miss “I Am Beautiful” Pageant on March 16, 2019, for any Bibb County girl in grades 6-8. Pageant coordinator Shana Johnson Burton will lead an informational meeting for interested girls and their parents on Saturday, November 10, […]

Org helps Parkinson patients

By Gil Thelen Me-Over-PD Foundation The Me-Over-PD Foundation (MOPD) seeks Middle Georgia Parkinson’s Disease sufferers willing to wage total war against their condition. Four dozen area Parkies worked together in 2018 to learn about, and take effective action against, the neurological malady. The group is ongoing, meeting quarterly. I am president of MOPD, a Middle […]

Goodwill recognizes National Disability Employment Awareness Month

By Veronica Miller Goodwill of Middle Georgia In recognition of the vital role performed by workers with disabilities, Goodwill of Middle Georgia and the CSRA commemorates National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) this month. This observance highlights the important role played by workers with disabilities in enhancing workplace diversity. This year’s NDEAM theme is “America’s […]

Rutland FCCLA earns top honors

During the summer of 2018, while many students were relaxing poolside or playing video games, members of the Rutland High School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) represented their school and organization at the FCCLA National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. During the conference, the following students won gold medals in Students Taking […]